Education Technology
  • Which TI Calculator for the SAT® and Why?

    Posted 04/06/2021 by Jeff McCalla - Jeff McCalla, Math Teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis

    You may be surprised to learn that most TI calculators are allowed on the SAT®. Take a brief dive into the history of the calculator and see the latest changes to the math section of the SAT®, all at the same time.

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  • Top Tips From a Math Teacher for Taking the Online AP® Exam

    Posted 04/05/2021 by Kim Thomas, AP® test reader

    As AP® tests move online this spring, I’m sharing tips for math teachers, students and parents to prepare for this new format. The digital test includes important changes that students and teachers should become familiar with to be successful on test day.

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  • White TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator
    White TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator

    AP® Statistics: 6 Math Functions You Must Know for the TI-84 Plus

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Curtis Brown

    The AP® Statistics exam requires a deep understanding of the concepts, but also an ability to carry out statistical computations. So what functionalities on your calculator are best to know and use of when taking the exam? We highlight 6 features of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator that are “must-knows” in preparing for success in the class and on the exam.

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  • Top Tips from a science teacher for taking AP® exams in 2021

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Jessica Kohout, AP® Biology teacher

    AP® exams will be administered differently this year. Get a quick overview on the new format and tips from a science teacher on prepping for the big day.

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  • Girl Scouts + Texas Instruments = A Winning Equation

    Posted 03/19/2021 by Michelle Grooms, TI Educational Technology Consultant (@Mlg5791)

    Did you know that Girl Scout troops can borrow TI technology and even have a TI expert lead girls through a STEM or coding experience to complete a badge? Keep reading to learn the different ways we can support your troop.

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  • 3.1415… Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

    Posted 03/08/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Celebrate pi day using these fun math activities your students are sure to love. It’s as easy as 3.1415….

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  • Statistics Office Hours With Expert Daren Starnes

    Posted 03/02/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    This school year, TI has teamed up with author and master teacher, Daren Starnes, to provide live AP® Statistics sessions via YouTube geared toward teachers and students alike.

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  • Tried-and-True Tips for ACT® Math Test Success

    Posted 01/22/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    In 2021, the ACT® still hopes to offer an online version of the exam, giving students a choice between a paper and pencil or a digital version. No matter what format you choose, a handheld TI graphing calculator can save you time and energy on the test and help you succeed.

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  • ICYMI: TI’s Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2020

    Posted 01/05/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    We are all about saving you time and energy in the classroom, or wherever you are teaching students from during this school year. In that vein, we’ve compiled our top 10 YouTube videos from 2020 to help you and your students continue to grow and flourish in the new year.

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  • Celebrate #CSEdWeek Teaching Students to Code With TI

    Posted 12/07/2020 by Stacy Thibodeaux (@stacythib)

    Classroom instruction time is precious. Coding and programming are valuable skills for students. Let me help you get started with a few time-saving tips and resources.

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  • It's the Most Math-Magical Time of the Year!

    Posted 11/25/2020 by Kareya Saleh

    It’s the mathiest season of all! And we want to make sure you’re ready to celebrate in style.

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    Bulletin Board product white ti 84 Plus CE ACT thumb

    Top 10 Features of TI-84 Plus for Taking the ACT®

    Posted 10/29/2020 by Tom Reardon (@tomreardon3)

    Taking the ACT Soon? Here are 10 features on the TI-84 Plus that help students do their best work on the ACT.

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  • Top Tips for Tackling the SAT® with the TI-84 Plus CE

    Posted 10/21/2020 by Karen Campe (@KarenCampe)

    On the SAT® Exam, calculators are allowed on one of the two math sections. Read on for tips to leverage your TI-84 Plus CE for success on test day!

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  • TI’s Response to COVID-19: We Are Here for You

    Posted 05/08/2020 by Peter Balyta (@pbalyta)

    As more schools transition to remote learning to limit the spread of the coronavirus, our team has been hard at work exploring new resources, and identifying existing ones, that can support students and teachers as they pivot to virtual learning.

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  • Engage Students With This Real-World Earth Day Activity

    Posted 04/15/2020 by Tom Reardon (@tomreardon3)

    How many plastic straws are used in the U.S. each day? The answer to this and other plastic waste questions will surprise you in this Earth Day lesson that can be used for distance learning.

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  • Flattening the Curve: How You Can Learn to Stay Healthy With STEM

    Posted 03/26/2020 by Frederick Fotsch

    Everyone is scrambling to figure out how to keep the learning going. Teachers are being asked to create online content and lessons for students to consume at home. In this activity, students learn what it means to “flatten the curve” and understand why certain behaviors will help to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Top 5 Tips for Transitioning to Virtual Teaching

    Posted 03/20/2020 by Erica Schiller

    As you journey into the world of distance education, get tips on effective teaching strategies from an expert in the field. Plus, join our webinars next Tuesday and Wednesday to ask your questions about transitioning to virtual learning.

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  • A Perfect March Madness® Bracket: What Are the odds?

    Posted 03/10/2020 by Curtis Brown (@cb_ltf)

    Every year, millions of people fill out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. If you’re like me, you hear that little voice saying, “What if I became the first person ever to fill out a perfect bracket?” But, do the math, and it’s easy to see the odds are overwhelmingly against it.

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  • How a TI Calculator Helped Launch an Engineering Career at TI

    Posted 02/05/2020 by Shreya Mandal

    Help get into the spirit of EWeek by reading how a TI calculator I“nspire”d an engineering career.

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  • ICYMI: Top 10 Webinars of 2019

    Posted 01/10/2020 by Erica Schiller

    Is professional development one of your 2020 goals? We can help you get started with a list of the top 10 most watched webinars from 2019. These are all free and on-demand. You can knock one out in no time!

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